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Snowstorm recap for feb 3rd

By: weatherlover2010 , 7:43 PM GMT on February 03, 2014

Hey everyone!

SO what a snowstorm north and west of the city and very dissapointing south of a wilmington, kphl cherry hill line. as of 2:30pm the rain snow line has only made it to a dover, vineland, atlantic city airport line. totals of 3-5 inches around i-95 with 6-9 inch totals from chester, mont, bucks and berks couties up to the southern leigh valley with 8.1 inches falling in allentown. still snow is falling but with temps in the mid 30s and lighter snowfall accumlation is mostly done. here in wallingford we picked up 4.2 inches.

Storm recap:

Rainfall started across whole area between 2-4am with heavy rain from a reading, lancaster, trenton line as of 5am. rain quickly changed to snow across northwestern suburbs between 4-6. by 7 am the mix line was around a kennett square, media, bensalem line, by 7:10 rain quickly changed over to a heavy wet snow in wallingford and most of the city. as this was happening very heavy precip was located from reading and lancaster southeast through philly into south jersey, snowfall rates were 1-2 inches per hour. by 8 am preicip countiued with the mix line from wilmington, chester to lindenwold nj line and things were just starting to get white around here. between 8-11am the rain snow line made it from woodbury north and east line to glouceter, shamong and woodland by 11am which is only 20 miles or so.

on the other side of the river totals were apporaching 6 inches by 11am in the northwestern suburbs and 2-4 inches across philly metro. by 12pm 3.5 inches of snow had fallen here in wallingford with the bulk of the heavy precip moving out of southeastern pa.

here are some totals as of 2:30pm with snow still falling

4.2 wallingford
malvern and west chester 8.0, 8.3
norwood 4 inches
allentown 8.1
kop 6.8

KPHL 3.5 inches

NEW jersey and delaware

Burlington 5
cranberry 7.8

0.5-2 inches new castle county

one more update coming with more totals by 6 or 7pm tonight and a first forecast for tuesday night into wedensday timeframe.

Ice accumlated .2-.5 inches across the area from wallingford pa north and west. major power outages still 36 hours after the storm

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